COMMUNITY RESOURCE LIST

911 • Emergency calls only

311 • Los Angeles City Services Hotline

211 • Los Angeles County Services Hotline

Emergency Health Information

Alcoholics Anonymous • 800-923-8722 • 323-936-4343

Center for Disease Control • 800-232-4636

Poison Control • 800-222-1222

San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. • 818-901-4830
www.movinglivesforward.org 

Suicide Prevention Center • 800-273-8255

Services Available at Community Colleges and Universities

CSUN Center of Achievement through Adapted Physical Activity and the Abbott and the Linda Brown Western Center Adaptive Aquatic Therapy
www.csun.edu/center-of-achievement.html
818-677-2182

CSUN Language, Speech and Hearing Center Therapy
www.csun.edu/language-speech-hearing-center.html
818-677-2856

Los Angeles Pierce College Encore Department of Adult Education (free programs)
www.piercecollege.edu/encore.html
818-710-2573

Are you looking for social activities in your neighborhood?

Suddenly 65 • suddenly65.com • 818-606-4826

Valley Jewish Community Center • valleyjcc.org • 818-360-2211

Do you have a general question pertaining to senior needs?

AARP • 866-654-5572

Adult Protective Services (Hotline) • 800-992-1660 • 213-351-5401

Brandman Centers for Senior Care • 855-774-3444

California Department of Aging • 916-443-2800

Center for Health Care Rights • 800-824-0780 • 213-383-4519

DrugWatch.com • 888-645-1617

Elder Abuse Hotline • 877-477-3646

Eldercare Information and Referral • 800-677-1116

Health Insurance Counseling/Advocacy Program • 213-383-4519

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles • 213-252-2500

Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles • 323-761-8800

Los Angeles County Department of Aging • 800-510-2020 • 213-482-7252

Los Angeles Department of Health Services • 800-427-8700

Los Angeles Social Services • In-Home Supportive Services
      888-944-4477

Ombudsman (Long Term Care Facility Problems) • 800-334-9473

Section 8/Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles • Van Nuys • 818-756-1194

Senior Resources, Inc. • 818-359-2125

Telecheck (Telephone Reassurance for Home Bound) • 818-984-1380

Wise Healthy Aging • 310-394-9871

Work Source Center For Seniors • 888-226-6300

Do you need limited free legal advice?

Organizations that can aid seniors with various legal needs, including credit counseling, power of attorney, estate planning and living wills.

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles • 213-640-3881

Los Angeles County Adult Protective Services • 877-477-3646

Valley Bet Tzedek (Free Legal Advice) • 818-769-0136

Victims of Crime (Los Angeles County District Attorney) • 818-898-2406

Are you looking for information on various federal and state

programs?

California Health Advocates • www.cahealthadvocates.org 
      800-434-0222

Medi-Cal Information • 800-541-5555

Medicare Hotline • 800-633-4227

Social Security Administration • 800-772-1213

Work Source Center For Seniors
      Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks • 888-226-6300

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocay Program (HICAP) Volunteer program administrated by the California Department of Aging. Information is available about Medicare, Medigap (private insurance policy to supplement Medicare) and basic Medicare topics.

Center for Health Care Rights
      Los Angeles • 800-824-0780 or 213-383-4519

Do You Need Home Modifications?

Home Secure and Handyworker Program • 213-808-8803

Valley Storefront Jewish Family Services • 818-984-1383

Do You Need Low Cost Dental Services?

UCLA Pro Dental Clinic • 310-825-2337

USC Pro Dental Clinic • 213-740-2800

Are You Looking For Home Tutoring Computer Classes for Seniors?

Tutor Doctor • 818-789-7824